On view daily 8 AM - sunset through October 31, 2021
In her flower mandala series, Munson memorializes bird, animal, and insect life that has come into harsh contact with man, highlighting the shifting climate and the associated stresses that pollution and modern, industrialized life have on natural places and wildlife. This public work is part of Olana's larger 2021 collaborative exhibition, "Cross Pollination: Heade, Cole, Church, and Our Contemporary Moment." FREE and open to all.
Presented at the Thomas Cole National Historic Site and Olana State Historic Site
Please join us to experience this new exhibition exploring the theme of "cross pollination" in art and the environment from the 19th century to the contemporary moment. The project stems from the artist Martin Johnson Heade's 19th century painting series of hummingbird and habitats and includes major paintings by Thomas Cole, Frederic Church, and contemporary art by Nick Cave, Jeffrey Gibson, Paula Hayes, Maya Lin, and more. "Cross Pollination: Martin Johnson Heade, Frederic Church, Thomas Cole, and Our Contemporary Moment" was created by Thomas Cole National Historical Site, The Olana Partnership at Olana State Historic Site, and Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art, Bentonville, Arkansas. Its tour is organized by Crystal Bridges. To learn more visit https://www.hudsonriverskywalk.org/crosspollination
Red Barn Discovery Center - Reservations
Wednesdays, Thursdays, and Fridays through October
10-11:30am and 2-3:30pm
Each 90-minute session is a private experience for your family group of up to 15 people. Advanced reservations are required. Due to social distancing requirements, we are strictly capped at 15 people per group, including children and infants. If COVID-19 related regulations change, and we are forced to cancel or change this event, you will be notified by email. Private Red Barn Discovery Center experiences are scheduled on Wednesdays, Thursdays, and Fridays, May through October. Free admission.